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December 05, 2019

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Location:

Shelby Township,MI,

Member Since:

Dec 28, 2011

Gender:

Male

Goal Type:

Local Elite

Running Accomplishments:

PRs

16:52 Phillies Charities 5k (2016)

35:52 Beach to Beacon 10k (2015)

58:10 Broad Street 10 Mile (2016)

1:16:02 Philadelphia Rock and Roll Half Marathon (2015)

2:46:54 Philadelphia Marathon (2015)

Short-Term Running Goals:

List of Possible 2020 Races

March 15: Waterloo Grit and Gravel 32 Mile Gravel Race

March 28: Dirty 30 Gravel Race

April 18: Barry Roubaix 36-Mile Gravel Race

May 30: Hellkat 50 Gravel Race

June 20: Cow Pie Classic 33-Mile Gravel Race

July 26: The Divide 34-Mile Gravel Race

FALL

Sept 13: Uncle John's Dirty Ride 56-Mile Gravel Race

Sept: Michigan Mountain Mayhem 40-Mile Gravel Race

Oct 31: Lowell Classic Gravel Race 32 Mile

 

Personal:

I live in Michigan with my wife, Megan. I started running in September 2010.

(Please note that Strava links might contain blog inappropriate langauge)

 

Favorite Blogs:

Miles:This week: 6.80 Month: 6.80 Year: 3593.83
Newton Flat 5 Lifetime Miles: 198.50
Saucony A6 Lifetime Miles: 221.96
Miles With Megan Lifetime Miles: 575.85
Nike Zoom Streak LT2 White/Orange Lifetime Miles: 189.95
Saucony Kinvara 7 Lifetime Miles: 443.70
Altra Escalante Lifetime Miles: 555.65
Altra One V3 Blue Lifetime Miles: 415.00
Altra One V3 Blue 2 Lifetime Miles: 413.30
Specialized Diverge Pro Lifetime Miles: 2163.55
Saucony ISO Freedom Lifetime Miles: 698.35
Saucony ISO Freedom Black/Green Lifetime Miles: 465.90
Saucony Kinvara 5 Blue (Vault) Lifetime Miles: 740.87
Saucony Kinvara 5 Teal (Vault) Lifetime Miles: 718.30
Cross Training Minutes 2019 Lifetime Miles: 6876.55
Saucony Kinvara 6 Lifetime Miles: 442.80
Saucony Kinvara 5 Blue (Vault Shoe) II Lifetime Miles: 160.50
Saucony Kinvara 5 Viziglow Lifetime Miles: 71.35
Easy MilesMarathon Pace MilesThreshold MilesVO2 Max MilesTotal Distance
10.304.100.000.0014.40

PM: 10.4 miles treadmill, averaged 8:39. HR 149.

30' @ Marathon Effort

30' up/30' down. Started around 8 MPH and picked it up just slightly. A meager, but hopeful start.

We took Oliver to the vert since he hasn't been eating (and he was just at the vet last Friday). He has some sort of kidney abnormality that we are waiting on bloodwork for. Megan and I are a bit panicked if somewhat hopeful.

Night: 4 miles treadmill, averaged 11:15.

Saucony A6 Miles: 10.40Saucony Kinvara 5 Blue (Vault) Miles: 4.00
Weight: 178.20
Comments
From jtshad on Wed, Aug 14, 2019 at 12:19:05 from 141.221.191.225

Hope you get the issues with Oliver figured out.

From Jason D on Wed, Aug 14, 2019 at 15:27:29 from 73.144.88.57

Thanks, Jeff. He's apparently completely fine. Part of the issue I think was a younger vet who needs a little work on her bedside manner and how she words her interactions with people.

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